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grievance
used in Of Human Bondage

5 uses
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Definition
the cause of a complaint (real or imagined); or the complaint in formally written form
  • Philip gathered that Lawson's chief grievance was that the rupture had come in the middle of a portrait he was painting.
    65-66 — Chapters 65-66 (22% in)
  • One of the grievances of the women-students was that Fanny Price would never share their gay meals in restaurants, and the reason was obvious: she had been oppressed by dire poverty.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (0% in)
  • Though she never mentioned the change, for she did not take any conscious notice of it, it affected her nevertheless: she became more confidential with him; she took her little grievances to him, and she always had some grievance against the manageress of the shop, one of her fellow waitresses, or her aunt; she was talkative enough now, and though she never said anything that was not trivial Philip was never tired of listening to her.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (14% in)
  • Though she never mentioned the change, for she did not take any conscious notice of it, it affected her nevertheless: she became more confidential with him; she took her little grievances to him, and she always had some grievance against the manageress of the shop, one of her fellow waitresses, or her aunt; she was talkative enough now, and though she never said anything that was not trivial Philip was never tired of listening to her.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (14% in)
  • Philip had already heard of the social evenings, for the money stopped from the wages to pay for them was one of the grievances of the staff.
    103-104 — Chapters 103-104 (39% in)

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